Living in Florida during the spring can be a challenge if you're the outdoorsy and active type - and with all the rain in Florida's upcoming forecast, we're bound to get a little stir crazy. If you're looking to stay out of the rain but still have an adventure Florida actually has the largest indoor playground for people of all ages in the U.S. and it is absolutely gigantic.
Extreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale is the largest indoor entertainment center in the entire state of Florida. With over 220,000 square feet, this power-house of a fun center is bursting at the seams with stuff for every type of person. Whether you like to get active, like to race, or more into gaming, they have all the activities that will make you feel like a kid again.
They boast the longest indoor, gas-powered go-kart track, as well as 6 bowling lanes, a giant skating rink, huge 50+ obstacle courses on the Sky High Rope Course, an indoor trampoline park, a glow in the dark blaster game, an arcade space with over 150 arcade classics from Hot Shot Basketball shooter to Crane Games to Space Invaders to Racing Simulators and they recently added virtual reality and escape rooms to their endless list of entertainment.
It's like an arcade, bar, and theme park all rolled into 1 giant experience. There's no way you could do it all in a single day. Good thing Florida's been expecting back to back days of rain so we have an excuse to go - you can even win prizes like giant plushes and PS4s! Check out some of the awesome things you can do here below:
Extreme Action Park is the biggest playground we have ever seen and has our inner child squealing. They even have places for you to get a bite, like The All American Cafe that features your American Classics like a cheeseburger and fries or the Hershey's Shake Shoppe if you have a sweet tooth. You can have the best play date ever with your babe and top it all off with a bite to eat - or ruin relationships over some real-life Mario Kart.
After you've played hard all day, you can cool down and get your drink on at their full liquor bar: The Pit Bar. Here you can watch the big game or see some brutal UFC Pay Per View Fights, or catch some live entertainment - which they have on Saturdays. They even offer the option to host birthdays and other events at this giant indoor wonderland.
Extreme Action Park won the best Family Entertainment Center award in 2018, and on March 29th, 2019 they took home the Location of the Year award from the American Amusement Machine Association. With endless all day fun, food, and drinks - we can definitely see why.
The best indoor entertainment spot in Florida is open Sunday - Thursday from 11 am to 10 pm; On Friday and Saturday, they stay open until midnight. The cost of your trip will vary depending on what all you plan to go for, so we definitely suggest checking out their website to see what all is available and plan accordingly. On Wednesdays only they offer half priced games all day long.
If you're ready to unleash your inner kid and win some prizes, Extreme Action Park is located at 5300 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
For more information about available attractions, pricing, and to book online to skip the line, check their website here.
Disclaimer: We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit a potentially hazardous location, you check for the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.